Visual summarization of web pages

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Visual summarization of web pages
Visual summarization is an attractive new scheme to summarize web pages, which can help achieve a more friendly user experience in search and re-finding tasks by allowing users quickly get the idea of what the web page is about and helping users recall the visited web page. In this paper, we perform a careful study on the recently proposed visual summarization approaches, including the thumbnail of the web page snapshot, the internal image in the web page which is representative of the content in the page, and the visual snippet which is a synthesized image based on the internal image, the title, and the logo found in the web page. Moreover, since the internal image based summarization approach hardly works when the representative internal images are unavailable, we propose a new strategy, which retrieves the representative image from the external to summarize the web page. The experimental results suggest that the various summarization approaches have respective advantages on differe...
Binxing Jiao, Linjun Yang, Jizheng Xu, Feng Wu
Added 06 Dec 2010
Updated 06 Dec 2010
Type Conference
Year 2010
Authors Binxing Jiao, Linjun Yang, Jizheng Xu, Feng Wu
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